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Backpacking Yangon : 7 Fun/Offbeat things to do

Yangon may not be the capital city of Myanmar but still is Myanmar’s largest city and its most important commercial center. Many travellers or backpackers will start their Myanmar backpacking route in Yangon as it is easy to fly in from South East Asian countries. Yangon is an interesting city that is full with so […]

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Transport tales in Myanmar

Sometimes, I think people forget the amount of money that can be saved while relying on public transportation instead of private van services or taxis. As a backpacker, I’ve found that by using public transportation, I can save nearly 90% of my money, and it’s fun too. I can use this much saved money to […]

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Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoa ( Burmese: ​ေရႊတိဂံုဘုရား) or Shwedagon Zedi Daw ( Burmese: ​ေရႊတိဂံုေစတီေတာ္) is gilded stupa located in Yangon,Myanmar. The 325 tall Shwedagon pagoda was constructed more than 2,600 years ago. The Shwedagon pagoda is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar,as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present […]

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